G5531 Practical preparation of geological sections

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Jan Cempírek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Petr Zaunstöck (seminar tutor)
Jakub Grulya (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Jan Cempírek, Ph.D.
Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Martin Ivanov, Dr.
Supplier department: Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
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Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 4 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 4/4, only registered: 0/4
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Aim of the course is understanding and practical skills to use the methods of preparation of geological sections and mounts, including possibilities and limitations of individual approaches.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, student will know preparation methods and will be able to prepare basic types of rock sections and mounts used in geological research – thin section, polished thin section, polished mount (polished section). Students will also understand possibilities and limitations of individual methods.
Syllabus
  • Introduction
  • Types of preparates
  • Impregnation and fixation of the material
  • Methods of cutting, grinding and polishing
  • Practical exercises
Teaching methods
Lecture and practical exercise in polishing lab
Assessment methods
Credit will be given on the basis of mandatory participation and successful fulfilling of practical exercises (preparates, protocols)
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020.
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